Bill Whittle: Rule of Lawlessness
What is it?
Is it solely what elected representatives (and the unelected bureaucrats they appoint) say it is? Does it have any legitimacy if it strays outside the bounds of the Constitution, in its letter or its spirit? Does it have any legitimacy if it violates individual sovereignty and human rights?
This is a subject we’ve been discussing recently, in Video: Cpl Boston speaks to CNN on Feinstein’s “assault weapons” ban; The Hobby Lobby story: Obama’s government can rightly be described as tyrannical; with a lively discussion in the comments to today’s Indiana considers bill to nullify Obamacare and all unconstitutional federal actions; and elsewhere.
And, as usual, America’s best pundit, Bill Whittle, gives a distinctively cogent and incisive take on that matter in . . .
Are we a nation ruled by laws, or has our government been taken over by a group of modern-day marquis and baronettes who simply pretend to govern, while robbing us blind? On this week’s Afterburner, Bill Whittle likens the recent “fiscal cliff” crisis to kabuki theater. So how can one person come out on top in such a system? Find out.
Ardently devoted to the cause of human freedom, he has worked at the confluence of politics, activism, and public policy for more than a decade. He co-wrote a ten-part series of video shorts on economics, and has film credits as a researcher on 11 political documentaries, including Citizens United's notorious film on Hillary Clinton that became the subject of a landmark Supreme Court decision. He is the founder of several activist endeavors, including AnyStreet.org (now a part of Western Free Press) and Liberatchik.com. He is currently the managing editor of and principal contributor to WesternFreePress.com.
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